"DAY-O!" 7 Days in a Week Song
This video goes over the seven days of the week in a different, fun way. The lyrics repeat themselves several times. Each day of the week is shown as it is spoken by the singer. This would be a good teaching resource for young students as they are introduced to the days of the week. It would also be beneficial for special needs students (1:51).
Children's Colors 2
This children's video teaches kids to recognize colors and
generalization using two different example images for each color. The colors red, black, brown silver, gold, white gray, purple, orange, yellow, green, blue, and pink are shown. Lesson page:
The Color Song
This video shows the primary colors and how to spell each color. Students will be engaged by the voice of children their own age. Also the song is simple and can help build associations between the word and the actual color. This is great for a preschool or kindergarten classroom.
The Butterfly Colors Song
This song is designed to teach the colors: red, green, yellow, blue, pink, purple, and orange. The color words are also printed on the screen. Run time 02:27.
Alphabet Sign-Language Video
In this teacher-created video, students are shown how to show each letter of the alphabet using sign language while the alphabet song is played on piano in background.
Colors! Colors! - Movement Song
This is an upbeat song to help young children learn their colors. Lyrics include, "Colors we can name every one. Colors, make us move and have fun.... Red. Red. Touch your head. Blue. Blue. Show your shoe...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (02:06)
Color Robot - Rap Song
This song will help students in identifying each of the colors. Lyrics include, "I'm a color robot. I'm thinking of the color of grass and trees. It's also the color of brocolli and beans. You know that color! It's the color GREEN!...." Lyrics are also provided on the screen. (03:04)
Murphy Award recipient: Karen Foli
In recognition of outstanding undergraduate teaching, Karen Foli, associate professor of nursing at Purdue University, recently received the 2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in Memory of Charles B. Murphy. Here, Foli answers the question, What is the most important lesson you want your students to take away? More about Foli may be found in a Q&A at http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2015/Q2/murphy-award-karen-foli.html.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Ampliación de Topografía Minera
La asignatura se sitúa en tercer curso, primer cuatrimestre, de la especialidad de Explotación de Minas del título de Ingeniero Técnico de Minas. Se trata de una asignatura obligatoria, es decir propia de nuestra Universidad, y que no figura en los planes de estudios de otras universidades.
WSU innovation improves drowsy driver detection
SPOKANE, Wash.—Researchers at Washington State University Spokane have developed a new way to detect when drivers are about to nod off behind the wheel. Their recently patented technology is based on steering wheel movements—which are more variable in drowsy drivers—and offers an affordable and more reliable alternative to currently available video-based driver drowsiness detection systems. For more about this story, click here: https://news.wsu.edu/?p=127533
Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student
This five minute video shows a step-by-step program that is used in one Arizona elementary school that gives its students the additional time they need to master core concepts and elevate their learning to the next level. There are several ideas presented in terms of time management and lesson planning.
Save The Planet!
A colorful cartoon video featuring Polly the Bear that explains the history of Earth Day. Run time 01:54.
Air Pollution's Effect on Health
Air Pollution Risks - Find out how air pollution can impact our bodies, our health and most importantly, our lungs. Run time 01:22.
Best Practices Weekly-Using Videos to Teach Literacy
This teacher made video addresses research on using videos to teach literacy. The key principles are using videos of stories when not worried about fluency, modeling/practicing high level comprehension skills with video, use short clips to build vocabulary context. This articles says this technique works well with ELL students and special education students. This is a great professional development opportunity to improve reading instruction in the classroom. (4:26)
Virtual Maths - Shapes, Space and Measure, Theodolite Survey simulation
Simulation of using a thodolite to calculate the height of a building.
LEDA and Texas Tech Partner to Support Innovation & Entrepreneurship
The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance presented Texas Tech University with a check for $255, 000 to support four programs developed to foster entrepreneurship and innovation.
Checklist - Language Assistantship
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Calculus: Newton's Method
This is a clip from a larger one. In the clip, the instructor gives a brief introduction of Newton's method. The instructor uses a paper and marker while his image appears in the right corner.